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November 28, 2009

Comment of the Week

We had several comments this week that deserved further discussion, and I may make them separate entries for that very purpose. But Laura Lee's refutation of jl's contention that pomegranates, garlic and apples aren't superfoods was so compelling I had to award it Comment of the Week: ...

Not to quibble, jl, but those alleged superfoods made their case long before mouse experiments.
Pomegranate. See Persephone. She ate six seeds and caused winter to happen every year. What other food is powerful enough to combat global warming?

Garlic. Repels vampires. Thus, responsible for all the great and not-so-great Dracula movies ever made. To say nothing of the 746 comments on the Read Street blog under the post "Stephen King: Stephanie Meyer Can't Write".

Apple. The Fall of Mankind. Now, what superfood has the power of atonement?

Posted by: Laura Lee | November 25, 2009 1:30 PM

Posted by Elizabeth Large at 6:18 PM | | Comments (4)


Congrats, Laura Lee. Beautiful combination of low brow and high brow. Persephone may be after you for mentioning her in the same breath with Stephanie Meyer, though.

Almost every comment LL makes should be CoTW!

I bet she could even make something out of my captcha "silica Weingarten".

No doubt. She's our blog intellectual.

Three points to Laura Lee!

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Richard Gorelick was appointed The Baltimore Sun's restaurant critic in September 2010. Before joining the paper staff fulltime, he contributed freelance criticism and features articles about food to area and regional publications. Along the way, he dispatched for short-distance trucking companies, shilled for cultural non-profits, and assisted in cognitive neurology research – never the subject, always the control.

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